Little of this and that in Turkey

These camels were on display in the village near where my group and I were staying in Kayakoy, Turkey.  I’ve ridden a camel in Egypt and have to say I found it to be the least comfortable animal for transport.


But with a face like this…


I was in the midst of speaking with a man about how to get to the tombs of Fethiye when I turned around and saw this lovely painting on the steps.


For the equivalent of $7.00 I had my hair shampooed and blow dried in Istanbul.  I didn’t bring my flat iron with me on the trip due to weight and it was nice to get rid of the frizzies for a few days!


In the town of Fethiye…


This kitty was near Kayakoy…


No matter where you are, there is beauty!

Searching for the Ancient Rock Tombs of Fethiye, Turkey

The Fethiye region of Turkey is rich with ancient history and the Lycian Rock Tombs, dating back to the 5th Century B.C., carved into the rock, reminding me of my visit to Petra, Jordan and it’s massive beautifully carved stone architecture!

Our adventure began with a 20-30 minute dolmus ride from our Villa in Kayakoy to Fethiye and upon arrival we set off in search of the Tombs.  After consulting with a couple of people to ensure we were headed in the right direction, we meandered through the village’s narrow streets, heading uphill and then…wow, we found them!  This young lady was posing for her boyfriend’s camera, and agreed to let me take a photo.



On the way back to the main section of town, I spotted this lady and motioned towards my camera and she nodded her head “yes”.


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